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religious freedom in afghanistan. go to our website at cwnews.org. >>> heather mercer spent many days. she and 7 other workers were also accused of proselytized. heather, you know this is a very dangerous part of the world. talk briefly about the challengesof working today in a war zone like afghanistan. >> sure, in a place like afghanisn, there is a certainly a collision of ideologies and world views. but you know, we come from a perspective that love can cover a multitude and we contue to believe that people who serve in that region and meet the needs of the people can bring change to the country. >> these murds could cause some to be very discouraged. shouldhristians give up on afghanistan? >> absolutely not. i mean really, the answer and the hope of afghanistan comes through the hope of the gospel, ultimately. christians are the ones who carry that message. if christians give up on this couny, then there is no hope for afghanistan. with god all things are possible. the people who have served there in the past and continue to serve there truly believe there is hope and a better future
. >> terry, thanks very much. heather continues our coverage live in the castro district. heather? >> so far today it looks much like any other day down here but this evening the castro will be the launch point for a rally and march. some people we talked with here this morning say they really just got one thing on their mind today, and they are very anxious for the ruling to come down. they say they'll be paying very close attention to news analysts this afternoon trying to find out about that ruling the minute it's announced. >> are you a twitter person? >> i am not. and i don't belong to any social networks. >> the way you'll get your news is -- >> i read the paper and i check online. >> you'll be online a lot today? >> i will be online all day today. >> i think everybody should be a chance to live their lives and just be who they wanna be. >> we don't have litigation. are you tired of this? >> i'm getting tired of this but i know it will happen eventually. i just wish it were to happen now. >> there will be a rally here in the castro district this evening beginning at 5:00 from 5:00 to 6
at 7:00. >> it is tuesday, august 10th. hello, again, everyone. i'm heather holmes, and welcome to bay area news at 7:00. three felony suspects who escaped from alameda county's juvenile detention facility this afternoon have been recaptured. they escaped on fairmont drive near lake shabow. deputies captured them about a mile away. amber lee is joining us with a live report. >> reporter: we're at the substation here in san leandro where law enforcement officials are breathing a sigh of relief. they say these felons are very dangerous. two are charged with murder and the third, assault with a deadly weapon. at around 4:15 this afternoon, the sheriff's department received a call from the juvenile detention center in san leandro asking for help after they escaped. they scaled a razor fence to make their get away. in about an hour, law enforcement tracked them down less than a mile away in a residential neighborhood with the help of helicopters and canine units. >> one of the deputies saw three males matching the description running from the area, and at that point, they put up an inner pe
to explain what's going on, robert. >> reporter: heather, the maverick surf competition is always unpredictable, but right now no one is sure what group is going to organize the next contest and what changes will be made. mavericks is considered by many the premier surfing contest in the world where the top invited surfers come in 24 hours notice once waves hit a peak between november and february. but many surfers and fans say mavericks is being overshadowed by mishaps. such as this last year where spectators were injured by incoming waves. so people are looking to get rid of many some -- and rename the event. >> it's always been the messaging, watch it from your computer, stay home, go to at&t park, watch it from at&t park. but don't come out here. >> reporter: both groups have sponsors lined up to pay for the contest. but some local officials are concerned about the over all impact from a low key event. >> we have people all yearlong because they want to come to the place where mavericks is held and go out and see it. >> the harbor district says it will begin reviewing the appl
in contra costa county kron 4 heather donald this year to tell us where it's burning what's going on. >> is between clayton black hawk what should you not see get a better idea where this is creek canyon road we have a map if we can pull that up real quick it's in between black cocking clayton no homes are threatened in either clinton or black caucus but there are structures threatened along creek canyon road. it started with in the last hour or so were told to the acres of the show you the train on google is really quickly you can see this is very hilly this is near mount diablo not a lot of structures there this is burning in this canyon here and you do see a few structures were told several threat and then the have been evacuated we don't know how this started. you can see the vegetation here. they're throwing everything at this rate now there gunna try and head of the and the air and the ground they do expect this is going to go into the evening again no evacuation were keeping a very close eye on this for you and will bring you the latest as we get it pam. >> another developing
butter, eggs, lots of these products of the been causing outbreaks in recent years. >> heather donald, kron 4 news. >> a live check, and this is high 101. how northbound, south on, both directions are looking good and also the guadeloupe overpass is looking good. we will be right back. you could tell even back in early 1999 when ebay... was a small company that meg-- meg knew what she was doing. she has this ability to come to a very confusing situation, take a look and figure out what the right thing to do is. lose to the edge. we were going to do things the right way... because ultimately, that's the way you build a company to last. she was always asking us to be as efficient as possible, to be as frugal as possible. she gets in at the heart of the issue... and she'll bring people together to resolve a problem. she's a problem solver. she listens to people around her and she will seek... different and often conflicting points of view. she makes people feel heard and makes them feel valued. but, ultimately she's looking to make the right decision. we can fix california, no question a
precautions after another woman is attacked. good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm frank somerville. in each case the woman is at home in her own apartment when she's attacked. the latest attack happened today in unincorporated contra costa county. ken wayne live tonight with our report, ken. >>frank, contra costa county sheriff's officials say a 25- year-old woman here on oak street was awakened at 8:30 this morning by an intruder who had his hand over her mouth. >> the victim was threatened and told not to scream she was able to get away. fight back. the suspect fled and she called sheriff's office. >> reporter: the victim's door was locked so it's not clear how the intruder got in. one resident took us to the third floor where the attack happened and pointed out some windows have windows that can be accessed from the walk way. she says officers came to her door this morning. >> there were two sheriff policemen, they were just there asking me, they asked me if i had seen a tall, black man around the complex. >> reporter: it's the third such attack at this complex in six
evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm frank somerville. u.s. district court judge walker is allowing time for appealing of his august 4th ruling that prop 8 the gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. tonight's decision -- >> reporter: the ninth circuit court of appeals is now on the clock. folks here in the castro say, we've waited decades, we can wait one more week. the anticipation waited all morning. they waited, and waited and then -- >> i think we won. >> reporter: judge walker lifted the temporary stay on same-sex marriages but his order does not go into effect until wednesday night next week. same-sex marriage supporters were left hugging, waiting and wondering what's next. >> it's always disappointing when you are told you have to wait. >> it will happen eventually. >> reporter: judge walker wrote that the proponents of proposition 8 quote do not adequately explain the basis for their belief that marriage is -- >> the fourth federal court, including the ninth circuit has to find that the party bringing the appeal has proper constitutional standing. >> reporter: pr
&t park. >>> it is tuesday, august 17th. hello again, everyone. i'm heather holmes. welcome to bay area news at 7. a new study suggests that head trauma from sports puts people at risk of developing a condition later in life similar to lou gehrig's disease. a former san francisco 49er was one of the main subjects in this potentially ground breaking research. janet is live in the newsroom with details. jana. >> reporter: heather, researchers say that this study is the very first to provide hard evidence of a link between head trauma from sports injuries and neural diseases. it could also have big implications for anyone in football, soccer, boxing, or other collision sports. when it comes to contact sports, blows to the head can be a regular part of the game. now a study, to be released tomorrow in the journal of neuro pathology and experimental neuroorology, says it's found the first pathological evidence that repetitive head trauma experienced in collision sports might be associated with the development of motor neuron disease, it's similar to a.l.s. or lou gehrig's disease. one of the
for john mccain. heather boushey is a senior economist for the center of american progress. they both join us now. douglas, let me start with you. the bailout. did it work. >> no. i don't think so. >> why? >> the basic claims kept shifting. but in the end, the claim was that we had to pour money into these companies or god forbid they would have to go through bankruptcy and lose jobs. well, they went through bankruptcy anyway. they shed lines and lost jobs. now the american people own one auto company. second is handed to a auto union. if you look at ford, which stayed out of this entirely, it's the most profitable, it's the car company with a bright future. it's very hard when the american people look out and say the government is doing too much to imagine this was either a good success on its merits or a good thing politically. >> heather, i want to read this to you. this is what mitt romney -- we may see this debate in the 2012 presidential campaign. here's what mitt romney wrote in november 2008 arguing against any bailout for detroit. he wrote, if general motors, ford and chrysler get
for counterfeit goods. >>> good afternoon. i'm heather hole. in for tori campbell. >>> well, they are controversial and now at oakland international airport. full body scanners are the latest security measure designed to better protect passengers. today we got a rare look at how they look. jade hernandez is live in oakland with more on the technology. >> reporter: good afternoon, about an hour ago, these units are unveiled here at oakland international. these units are already installed at san jose international airport. and from passengers who will actually be seen more of these at the terminals by the end of the year, we wanted to show you what you might experience the next time you might be asked to go through security right here in oakland, they are called advance imaging units. there are two types. they use x-rays to create images which capture a reflection of the body. the other units use millimeter wave technology. no matter the type, the image looks like a chalk edging. besigned the -- behind the wall is a tsa april gent monitoring.. >> i put security and san fernand
rally. reportin live in the castro district, abc 7 news. >> heather, thank you. >> abc legal analyst dean johnson joins us ahead of that ruling and based on the evidence we saw at trial, what do you expect that ruling will be? >> the trial is really lopsided. the evidence in terms of both its volume and credibility favored the plaintiffs, favod finding prop 8 unconstitutional. it's important to remember this judge is watching the trial. he has to decide this case based on the evidence that he saw at trial. if he does that he's going to strike down prop 8. >> in california legal history it's been given to a gro and taken away. >> no. a bigger issue than same sex marriage. we've en over the years rights expanded but never seen the situation where one moment a group of people is given a fundamental constitutional right and then weeks later it's snatched away. >> all right. dean, if prop 8 is struck down, what kind of effect will this have on other states that may have similar bans? >> there are five states that have the functional equivalent of a prop 8. we'll is he parallel litigations
? >> reporter: heather, the gunman impersonated police officers by having jackets with police insignia. >> my brother called me told me to lock the doors. >> reporter: that is because his neighbor was held up at gunpoint. officers say a man was waiting in a get away car while the other two tropical stormed away in the apartment on the patio. the man were armed with handguns and a stun gun and claim to be police officers. >> we believe they were targetd and that the victims or one of the victims was sought out or looked for by the suspects. >> reporter: pleasant hill police say they were familiar with the lay out of the apartment and the home invasion may have been drug-related. >> they hit a guy on his head right here and made a big garb and then they taeuzed another guy. >> reporter: some residents, that did not want to go on camera, told us they were moving out of the complex because of last night's incident. >> reporter: the gunman made it out with cash and looks according to the police. the police are working with a vague disdescription, three white men -- dedescription, description,
? >> good evening, heather. now, antique shops are the first of many businesses here in san francisco to feel the pinch of the filing and permit fees. now, the fees are nothing new. they have been around for awhile. it is just that the city has not collect them, in many cases, until now. >> this is just so wrong on so many levels. >> reporter: she says last week san francisco police department sent a letter to her antique shop. it informed the owners they owe $1400 inifies they must pay. >> -- in fees they must pay. >> we barely make it. $1400 is coming out of my pocket and my children's school fund. >> reporter: it comes from a filing fee, and service fees tkhr-f 300 and this is money the city should of collected when the shop first owned. >> it was something that has always been done but we are updating our records. >> last month the police department started working the way down an alphabetical list of businesses to make sure they are operating legally and prove they have up-to-date permit noose we will contact the business and if they don't have their proper documentation then w
tonight in oakland with details for us, rita. >> reporter: heather as you said it's been a year ago today since he disappeared but some folks who care about hasani campbell the most are still clinging to hope. >> i have a hopes that he's still alive. like i said before, that he was kidnapped and dragged out of the shoe store. >> reporter: the little boy's grandmother who's also the mother of hasani's foster mom may be the only one close to the case who still believes the boy is still alive. >> honestly, i think my nephew was murdered. >> reporter: the case is still classified as a missing person's case. but based on the investigation, i feel that hasani campbell fell foul play at the hands of lewis ross and he remains the main person of interest in our case. >> reporter: police arrested both foster participants three weeks after the disappearance but released them three days later for lack of evidence. parents of their own child born since hasani disappeared the couple now has split up with ross living in maryland and refusing to talk any more with investigators and jennifer campbell in a
it will be weeks and even months before they can be rescued. as kron 4 heather donald shows us that are doing remarkably well. >> the minder schroeder high spirits during the 45 minute video shot with a minicam sent down from the surface. >> is that does one get out of here because it ought to take a shower. one of them said he's confident of being rescued. >> i want them to know we want to get out of here were not going to stay down here. it were going to get out of fear. thank- you. thank-you from the bottoms of my heart. >> another ask for god's blessing on his rescuers. >> most of the trapped men were bearded and stripped to the waist. the temperature in the mind is about 85 degrees. each has lost an average of 22 lbs. since their ordeal began three weeks ago. it includes a tour of their living space domino sit on the table. electricity first-aid and oxygen along the wall video shows the space is larger than first imagined cured a big enough for a machine the size of tobacco to move around. right now their only means of to vacation with the it side world is a 3 in. bore hole. the men have
was sentenced today and was an emotional sentencing. his >> was there, and that lasted one yet hour. >> heather? >> one runway is closed for a construction on the air field let me show you on google earth. as we zoom in. this is the main approach. the main approach run will be closed until friday. the other ron white, this one right here will be used for all our rivals/departures. the other one-right here. and this is for taxiing planes and area that is under construction right here it is part of a $8.3 million a the upgrade. to reduce the number of runway taxi crossings. this shift in airline traffic will not cause flight delays. >> this was the scene at a jobs fair in san francisco. job- seekers met with thompson potential employers like aflac, us storage and as well as local career experts from the bay area hire to provide free professional presa may produce. ♪ to >> -resin made >> and a live look, a completely different look. eat it is breezier, and the fog. we are seeing that fog closer to the coastline and spilling into the bay at this hour. mostly down the san mateo coast and we are st
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jose with details for us. >> reporter: heather, we're here at overtell high school, it's a school we've profiled before because the east side union high school has made significant progress in many academic arealess. but in a town hall meeting, they say that progress is not enough, not if they want their students to go on to college. school is not in session yet but summer vacation is over for many students here in the district along with this casual student get together, the summer youth leadership academy has been hosting other summer event. they are upset that less than 40% of east side graduates meet the requirement for a four year college. they want the standards used by the csu and usc system to be the requirements for the school system. >> my parents don't know what i need to be to be able to go to college. and i recently found out my sophomore year that i'm not on the way to go to college. which it was a really big thing to me. >> in my school there's only a few counselors and there are students in the thousands and like, we have less than i believe five counselors this year.
. good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm frank somerville. in each case the woman is at home in her own apartment when she's attacked. the latest attack happened today in unincorporated contra costa county. ken wayne live tonight with our report, ken. >>frank, contra costa county sheriff's officials say a 25- year-old woman here on oak street was awakened at 8:30 this morning by an intruder who had his hand over her mouth. >> the victim was threatened and told not to scream she was able to get away. fight back. the suspect fled and she called sheriff's office. >> reporter: the victim's door was locked so it's not clear how the intruder got in. one resident took us to the third floor where the attack happened and pointed out some windows have windows that can be accessed from the walk way. she says officers came to her door this morning. >> there were two sheriff policemen, they were just there asking me, they asked me if i had seen a tall, black man around the complex. >> reporter: it's the third such attack at this complex in six weeks. on june 30th, a man knocked
of the extreme heat being felt in a lot of communities away from the water. ktvu's heather holmes is live in walnut creek tonight where the temperature soared over 100 degrees. and chief meteorologist bill martin is here to explain the dramatic change in the temperatures. >> yes, sure the fog came in. and the records yesterday and a heat advisory yesterday. we had a spare the air day. today's temperatures oakland 76 down 22 degrees. san francisco down 22 degrees from yesterday. napa is down 15. but look at concord and fairfield. away from the cooling effects of the marine layer, the moist air coming off the coast, the temperatures were actually up 4 degrees in fairfield, 1 degrees in concord. so definitely cooling down and that is the bay area weather story. the fog is back. >>> now, to ktvu's heather holmes in walnut creek where temperatures soared above 100 degrees for the second straight day. heather? >> reporter: julie, pg&e tonight say that the soaring temperatures in someplaces are having an impact. a short time ago crews were able to restore power to 2600 customers in antioch. and
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asked a judge to intervene. heather ishimaru explains what the judge had to say. >> a.c. bus drivers and mechanics have been working on an composed contract. lawyers were asking a judge to lift that contract and put things back as they were before the 18th. lawyers for a.c. transit were there, too, arguing their side but the judge said she'll decide monday at the earliest. drivers say they'll continue to work. >> we said we were going to work. we're working, we're working. my members, are we working? >> a key legal question, whether either side broken the rules when the contract expired with no deal both sides agreed for arbitration with certain rules in the meantime,. >> the rules are that we don't strike and that the district don't impose. we have not gone on strike and we are not on sickout but the district has imposed. >> we are saying in the courtroom is how does the district get away saying that the union can't strike but at the same time it can impose. >> but a.c. transit saying they are have organizing sickout. >> there are disruptions every day because 20% of the drivers are
and reported her missing after contacting her since 2005. last march please contacted sibling who said heather was fine but refused to let them search the house and has since left town. >> our main focus is that we want to make sure that heather is being well cared for and not met any foul play. heather bloom is 5 foot 7, 170 pounds, 1 last season she is in a wheelchair. >> massive sweep by state parole agent and more than 100 police officers resulted in arrest of 50 gang members in the east bay today. most of the people arrested are known gang members. 20 of them wearing state issue gps condition for prior crimes. satellite tracking device helped tie the suspects to new crime. >> big role as an instrument in crime scene correlation for our partner. the natural a that is ex traficant la and provided why because of the great work done by our partnership. >> police seized 106 marijuana plants from one oakland location with gun, machetee and 5000 dollars in cash. >> more to bring you tonight. coming up next. indicating an confirmed as next supreme court justice. what happened during the deba
, everyone. i'm heather holmes. welcome to bay area news at 7. we begin tonight with breaking news, involving a wildfire in napa county, just above calistoga. firefighters are battling a fire on the side of mount st. helena. the chp has closed southbound highway 29 near tubs lane so that crews can get to that fire. the blaze was first reported two hours ago. cal fire says 10 acres have burned so far. we will have pictures have there the scene in a few minutes. >>> also developing news in the east bay where investigators have announced an arrest, and a string of attacks on women at one apartment complex. the contra costa county sheriff's department says 22- year-old antonio andre mouton is suspected in the rape of one woman and is attempted rape of two others. all three attacks were at the park region see apartment. the most recent attack was just tuesday morning. investigators say a tip led them to mouton who they arrested tuesday night. >> he does not work for the park regency, and many nor do we believe he ever has. as far as friends in the complex it's a large complex. we can't rule that
>>> late details tonight on what might be the biggest drug bust. i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm heather holmes. the bust took place todaat a single story home at new avenue. ktvu heather holmes is live with more. >> reporter: you can see they still remain here. this is a huge operation that was uncovered, in fact, authorities are calling in a major drug manufacturing and distribution center. now these are just a few pictures of the hundreds of pounds of crystal meth and raw meth agents seized today. there was also a sizable amount of cocaine inside the home. a stunning $100 million just after 7:00 this morning, authorities moved in nestled between sprawling homes. it was a lucrative drug operation run by mexican cartels. >> we didn't know about them. we didn't know them. >> reporter: officials were not aware of them until a year ago. that prompted a lengthy investigation. sheriff's deputies soon identified major players. then this morning, the pay off to their year of work. >> this is the biggest see sure that i have ever seen. i've been with the sheriff's department for 23 years, aye b
of kids picking it up and using it. >> reporter: heather has been sober for 18 months and has a message for her peers. >> if you are thinking about taking it, it might be fun for the moment, but it will most likely take you to other drugs that are stronger and longer lasting. >> reporter: we should also mention that heather in our story, her voice has been changed to protect her identity. santa cruz police say that the symptoms are heroin-like. so now the officers really do know what to look for. dana. >> ken, the drug counsellor said it was a quick high. is it quick to get you high or quick that it doesn't last long? >> reporter: both. all of the videos we saw today and also talking with heather, when they take that initial puff it is literally seconds from when it hits you, almost like a train. and then it lasts anywhere from five minutes to 30 minutes we are told. >> all right. one more thing to keep a look out for. ken in santa cruz, thank you. >>> ac transit is considering severe service cuts as a way to make up a nearly $18 million shortfall. options on the table include shedding
reported missing in june 2009. 33-year-old heather bloom is developmentally disabled. her mother who lives in new york says heather was living with a sibling in berkeley. last march police contacted the sibling who told them heather was fine but refused to let them search the house. that sibling has since left town. >> our main focus is that we want to make sure that heather is being well cared for and has not met any foul play. >> heather bloom is about 5-7, wheel-chair bound, weighs roughly 140 pounds when she was last seen. if you have any information on her whereabouts, you are asked to call the berkeley police. >> 6:05 now. let's check with meteorologist lisa argen room with a tan from the east coast. >> a lot of makeup. folks in the bay area jealous. you know how to fake it. had no sun. so it has been exceptionally cool. looking at clear skies this morning in fairfield. and looking at a southwest wind. partly cloudy skies. we're gonna see sunshine, a little cooler. 54 concord this morning with plenty of clouds. 55 fremont. so mist and drizzle this morning along the peninsula, san fra
. robert honda live now in san jose with more on the movie boycot. rob snert. >> heather, governor schwarzenegger the star of a drama filled with twists and turns and plenty of tension. it's called the state budget process. he's also in a new movie that drew a big crowd here downtown of protesters. a group of state workers, mostly members of the employee service union gave an angry thumbs down to an action movie the expendables, which features governor schwarzenegger. >> my friend loves playing in the jungle. >> the protesters say they're upset the governor is appearing in a big-budget movie while california's budget is in disarray he's not supporting his own state workers. he's supporting customer,ism and his agenda. >> reporter: the process drew mixed responses. one man shouted at the group saying state employees complain too much. >> i pay you. you don't pay me. >> we don't pay taxes to -- >> [ shouting ] >> >> reporter: a state representative points out volunteer concessions are helping. >> they're willing to give us concessions to avoid furloughs, future layoffs and so forth
the new chapter of a media gain may backfire on a san francisco right in its backyard. heather holmes is live in the city with the story. heather? >> reporter: well, more complaints coming in today at the city hall over these phony $25,000 bills glued to sidewalks in various locations throughout the city. and in the near neighbors nor city officials are very happy about it. the community park and garden on page street is an urban oasis with lush foliage and a playground and painted messages of peace and love. >> you come down the steps the back way and you see that on the sidewalk. >> reporter: the fake bills promote the latest facebook game from san francisco based zinger. but it has back fired. >> i will never look at the website just for the fact that they put it there. >> reporter: the city attorney's office considers the branded bills vandalism. >> this isn't something that we tolerate, whether it's just teenage kids doing it or a major corporation doing it. it is just something we shouldn't stand for. >> reporter: the angry letter they fired off about its gorilla marketing campa
, i'm heather holmes. back to back robberies yesterday and another gas station hold-up last week has pacifica police scrambling to catch those responsible. ktvu's patty lee talked with one of the robbery same. she joins us now with his story as well as the latest on the suspect search. patty? >> reporter: well, heather, we original live reported about the shooting of a clerk at a shell station across the street last night only to discover that was actually the second robbery there that day. we also learned that the clerk at this chevron station had been targeted in a similar manner. pacifica police are increasing their presence around the shell station where three suspects robbed and shot a clerk three times around 8:00 last night. the second robbery at that station that day. >> to hear that they robbed this gas station and that gas station and then came back later in the night to rob this gas station, that's completely crazy. >> reporter: concerned residents say they want quick arrests. >> it's scary because everybody is scared here. >> reporter: they haven't identified the suspects
may backfire on a san francisco right in its backyard. heather holmes is live in the city with the story. heather? >> reporter: well, more complaints coming in today at the city hall over these phony $25,000 bills glued to sidewalks in various locations throughout the city. and in the near neighbors nor city officials are very happy about it. the community park and garden on page street is an urban oasis with lush foliage and a playground and painted messages of peace and love. >> you come down the steps the back way and you see that on the sidewalk. >> reporter: the fake bills promote the latest facebook game from san francisco based zinger. but it has back fired. >> i will never look at the website just for the fact that they put it there. >> reporter: the city attorney's office considers the branded bills vandalism. >> this isn't something that we tolerate, whether it's just teenage kids doing it or a major corporation doing it. it is just something we shouldn't stand for. >> reporter: the angry letter they fired off about its gorilla marketing campaign. department of p
officer. good evening everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. >> a fremont police officer is still in intensive care and remains in critical condition after yet another surgery to try to repair damage caused by gunshot wounds he suffered friday. today there was an outpouring of support for the officer after hospital officials appealed for much-needed blood. ktvu's john sasaki reports. >> reporter: the fremont police officer todd young at oakland's highland hospital. this time a successful procedure on his bladder, but one that no doubt required more blood than for a patient that already used more than 60 points. also today, a much-needed shot in the arm for the bay area's blood supply. >> it's simple. just lay here. >> the red cross donor center in pleasant hill saw a rush of business, especially from police officers after a plea for blood in the name of officer young. >> when we needed help just a short time ago fremont was knocking on our door to help. >> reporter: he was clearly weighed down by the more personal stake he has in the effort. >> at the moment this is a
to finally have my day in court ". heather donald, kron 4 news. the man from san as a lost a hostile to do it alone in the hopes of setting a new record. high- altitude balloon. and the current hulman record is 24 mi.. the launch was successful but on the richter 122,000 ft. which is still pretty good. and that is a fifth place of the list of high altitude records, jacqueline? >> a big changes starting tomorrow. that fog will clear and temperatures will warm up quite a bit but not as much as mid-week. details of the warming trend or just a few moments away. >> stocks law lost stocks lost more ground with >> the battle between h-p and dealt between three parties to heating up. and dell. and analysts say is a move to send a message to investors that the company is strong and the shares are bought google as the try to purchase 3 par is a data storage company that deliver information over the internet the last offer was 2.5 billion from h-p. it was only three park at $10 per share, then it del was at $18 per share, a counteroffer from h b at $24.30 a share, and h. b. top that with a bid of $27
in the streets of one town. as heather explains, in the south the mercury keeps climbing too. >> this shows where the temperatures reached the 90s today. the farther south you go, the hotter it got. red is 100 degrees. most of texas baked in 105 degrees. in the central part of the state, hotter. the national weather service issued extensive heat advisory for arizona, texas and baton rouge, louisiana. temperatures are expected to reach 115 degrees tomorrow. >>> also making news a judge in washington blocked the expension of stem cell research. the ban is in place while a group argues against it in court. the group said the new guidelines violate a law that bars the use of federal money to destroy. the california institute for medicine is a voter created group which distributes stem cell research money independent of the federal government. >>> look at this video. a police camcaptures this car as it loses control. hits an overpass, shatters into three big pieces. the driver was plug outward. he is recovering and expected to be okay. the witnesses say he was passing cars above 100 miles per hour bef
trade >> heather and finally home i live in the foothills between clayton and concord and i could see picture-perfect diabolo and the looks of the smoke is moving up the ridge now. it's really hot it's like the hundred five degrees out here that's what makes it scary the foothills where we live it's all open space others drybrush everywhere so that's the kind of scare you have carried the >> liz were hearing from cal fire they're doing everything they can fight this and it's not running in the homes but must be scary if you're living in that area is drexel smoke in your neighborhood? all right we lost ought to listen to clean the area but the bottom line is this is very scary for people who live in the area because are so much smoke that come from the area. jacqueline fire fighters of the work cut out for them because it's so hot right now. >> pc lot records were broken today the numbers that have the our next to the new records in santa rosa at 1 07, now but one of 5, sanders filed, san francisco, oakland, redwood city lot places breaking record of the jurors the only place where was
'm heather holmes. >>> the vallejo police department has endured several cuts and some merchants say they have felt the cuts. ktvu's mike mibach is live with the dramatic video of a robbery, mike? >> reporter: the police department says it is dog its best at a time when it is forced to make cuts to its resources. in a city known to me as a city of opportunity, a cashy says that some criminal is doing that by taking the phrase to heart. a clerk who did not want to be shown on video and wants to be known by t. j. says that the store has been hit three times. >> the door was open, he told everybody to get on the floor. the time, 9:31. the surveillance camera shows a man running in, pointing a gun at a customer. t. j. makes a move toward his own gun tucked away in a drawer. he decided against it. >> it would have taken me a couple of seconds. i just got to lay back and give him what he likes. the robber cleaned out two registers, discovered the gun and takes that, too. >> that's a pretty big deal. that's an armed robbery, someone going in there demanding money. that could have turned out
everywhere. why some businesses are skeptical. >> it is tuesday, august 3. i'm heather holmes. this is bay area news at 7. we have breaking news to tell you about in the east bay tonight, where a freight train derailment has halted amtrak service between emeryville and jack london square in oakland. news chopper 2 is overhead where union pacific railroad freight train has derailed. about a mile west of the emeryville station. several cars jumped the tracks under the macarthur maze as you can see here from the live pictures, sending cargo containers onto the rails. just a few minutes ago, the front section of that train pulled away. we have no word of possible injuries. amtrak says it's working to get passengers between the emeryville and oakland stations by bus, but riders should expect significant delays through this area. >>> in another news tonight, amidst a festive back drop, hundreds of neighborhoods across the bay area are trying to send a message to criminals. the event is called national night out and in oakland, participation this year is said to be bigger than ever. ken wayne is
williams is live now in oakland with more on this for us, rita -- >> reporter: heather, the east bay warriors is just beginning practice. unfortunately, as fall sports begin, we hear players without prior medical problems dying on the field. >> it's devastating, my own son is a player on the team. my reaction as a parent is what if it were my son. >> reporter: the boy who died, andrew jacob lampier was just 11 years old. his grandfather said this player was taken just before he got a haircut to donate his hair for kids with cancer who need wigs. >> he walked to his coach. he said he wasn't feeling well. just a few seconds after that he passed out and they lost his heartbeat. they brought him back, they lost him. they brought him back about three times. >> andrew's brother said he was a great brother and he will miss him a lot. >> reporter: family practitioner dr. constantine is busy this time of the year doing student physicals. here for 18-year-old molina keeton who is going to play college basketball. he starts by asking about family history. >> if a kid can't run up and down two f
the evening commute. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and hello again everyone i'm heather holmes in tonight for julie haener. a union pacific freight train derails. it happens about 4:00 this afternoon, the impact on amtrak passengers it will continue well into tomorrow. mike mibach is live at the train station with the latest. >> reporter: we have seen delays, we have seen cancellations, and for the majority of the night, the tracks have been like this, empty. it has been a rough evening commute and the morning commute expected to be just as sluggish for thousands of commuters. for union pacific freight train derailed around 4:00 in the afternoon in oakland. a spokesman for union pacific says the train was rolling northbound when the train derailed. >> they just said a freight train derailed. and i asked if anyone was hurt, and she said no everyone was fine. >> reporter: because of that, they suspended service between jack lindon and emeryville. hundreds of passengers are being pulled off the train. placed on to buses and driven around the derailment. once they arrive at
somerville. >> and i'm heather holmes. we just learned one of two suspects is now in police custody. amber lee is live outside of police headquarters with with late details. >> reporter: mill bury police told us the suspect is being held here at the police station and at any moment he'll be transported and booked. earlier we spoke with parents of the victim jared azu. >> we just want to know what happened to my son. as he was lying there and dying. >> reporter: katherine and zalu azu tells us her son was supposed to attend a automotive class at skyline high school and doesn't know how he ended up by the tennis courts. >> there were witnesses at the scene. >> reporter: jared was popular with girls and that the dispute may have been over a dispute with officials. after spending a few months in tonga, he came back with a difficult attitude. >> why my jared? so easy going and loyal friend. >> reporter: his parents say they don't harbor any anger for those who killed jared. >> so there's forgiveness? >> oh yeah. >> we would rather have them turn around. we have a lot of good memories, there's n
to put in what's known as a pot car system. they're carrying passengers at the airport in london. heather ishimaru has this story. >> reporter: this promotional video from the pod car company shows a system at work at london heathrow airport. the elevated electric transit system let's passengers pick a destination and takes them directly there at 25 miles per hour. >> for silicon valley, it's like aet swi packet switch people mo, like the internet for people. >> reporter: san jose is thinking about bringing them here to link the airport with cal train and bart station, light rail, the convention center and possibly office parks and retail centers. the vta just dedicated $4 million for a feasibility study. laura is the sustainability officer for san jose's department of transportation. >> we're going to do an analysis in the next nine months that will give us an in-depth analysis, is it really ready? and also fees ability financially. can we operate the system? it's not going to put us in the hole. >> reporter: if the answers are yes, the next phase will be designing a system and selecting
a veteran freemont police officer is in custody. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm heather holmes. he was armed with a gun and the suspected cop killer almost made it. andrew barrientos smiling as he's put into the back of a police cruiser in san diego. a man hunt has been in place since yesterday. allie rasmus has been following the story. she joins us now with an update. >> reporter: investigators took a plane to san diego, they are there to investigate a man who they believe shot and killed an officer. tonight he is in custody. >> he has contacted several arteries, leading in and out of california. everyone was on alert for this guy. >> reporter: oakland police suspected barrientos would head to the u.s.-mexico border. this is video of barrientos mouthing the words i love you mom to the camera. police say he was armed with a nine millimeter during his arrest. san diego police say one of their officers spotted a man fitting barrientos description in this thunder bird. >> the police sergeant pulled in behind it, stopped the vehicle. challenged the occupants, one of the occupants id
reported kg o tv.com. heather reports. >>reporter: when the brick yard opened on union street a few months ago it turned an ep closed sun room in an open air pat dwro. >> we came in here and saw an opportunity to make a new restaurant. restore some life to end of 81 street and part of that was to have a new out door pat the yo. >>reporter: but owner daryn mat had to suspend work on the pat why because he started it without the proper permit. and there are some neighbors who hope it will never be finished. sky has lived directly across the street from the restaurant formerly the bay said for 20 years. she's adamant that the noise from the elevated patio and the bar itself when the doors are open will disrupt her otherwise peaceful home. >> enclosed is perfect. that's how it always was. for 32 years it was closed which is being respectful to the neighbors. >>reporter: she belongs to the golden gate valley neighborhood association. bob is the president. >> we have proposed various design alternatives that maybe fall short of complete enclosure in some way. but they have been unw
, picking it up and using it. >> reporter: heather has been sober for 18 months and has a message for her piers. >> if you're thinking of taking it it might be fun for the moment but it will most likely take you to other drugs that are stronger and longer- lasting. >> reporter: and we should also mention that heather, in our story, her voice has been changed to protect her identity santa cruz police say the symptoms they see remind them of people who use heroin. >>> a.c. transit is considering severe service cuts as a way to make up nearly $8 million in shortfall. options on the table include showing 39 bus lines on the weekend, dropping all overnight service except for two routes, and eliminating its paratransit service by transferring the work to private providers. it comes after ac transit lost a court fight to impose a cost cutting contract on union drivers. the board will consider the cuts at a meeting on wednesday. >>> and muni workers will soon lose their free parking starting in december, employees will be charged $80 a month to park in muni yards, these are the same workers who r
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